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FOX
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am PST
passed a last minute deal to try to keep the country from dropping on the fiscal cliff. here is more on why all eyes are on the house. >> reporter: the senate calmed a lot of fears by passing their measure 89-88 this morning. the house of representatives still has to vote on it sometime today or tomorrow. the means this for americans, income tax rates will increase on couples making more than $450,000 a year or more and individuals bringing in more than 400,000. it blocks spending cuts for military programs and extends federal unemployment benefits for 2 million americans for one year and prevents that spike with milk prices. this all comes after 11th hour and mix mcconnel. >> this should not be the way we do things around here but i think we can say we have done some good for the country >> reporter: house speaker john boehner did not endorse the agreement but has promised a vote on it or a gop amendment right away. he will get back to it in less than four hours and will continue pawing through the more than 750 paint measure. carla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> voting is being extended for this year's oscar nominations because of problems with the new voting system. it gives voters an extra day
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
days remain before our country goes over the fiscal cliff. here is more from our washington d.c. newsroom. >> reporter: brian is congress does not act taxes will go up on all americans next tuesday. they are scheduled to get back to work for tomorrow morning which is when president barack obama's flight returns from hawaii but many are pest mystic he will reach -- pessimist particular they will reach the deadline. it is the republican controlled householding out. house speaker john boehner wants increase for those making only 1 million a year. they say it's more likely we will go over the cliff than not. >> if we allow that to happen it will be the most colossal consequential act of congressional you are responsibility in a long time. >> reporter: some republicans are saying president barack obama will actually get his way if a fiscal cliff is not reached before the deadline, kyle la campbell, washington d.c. newsroom. >>> and in general delegations are not as crowded as the first ones. as many as 800,000 are expected to be there for the president's 21st inauguration and that's less than those who flooded the area in 2009. >>> it should be much better and governor brown wants to overhaul the state's funding system. he hopes to give them fair co
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am PST
washington, d.c. still don't have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. kyla campbell reports we are just hours away from automatic tax increases and government spending cuts. >> reporter: frustration is hitting a speak this morning after talking stalled last night. the house and senate will get back to work over the next few hours. senators have been trying to come up with a deal but with no luck. new mitch mcconnell is negotiating with vice president joe biden. if political leaders can not come up with a plan by midnight tonight tax rates for all americans will increase. >> if there is an ultimate compromise, there will be parts of it i find disgusting and rep hencable which i may have to swallow in the name of finding a compromise. >> reporter: how will this effect you come tomorrow morning? if there is not a deal reach there won't be a drastic change in your next paychecks. if this plays out long-term the average american middle class family stands to lose out on $2,000 to $3,000 over the next year due to the increased taxes. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 5:14 meanwhile with all the focus on the fiscal cliff a new bill to prevent the so-called dairy cliff is sitting on the back burner. l
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